English word apart comes from French part (Portion, part. Proportion. Share.).
Apart detailed word origin explanation
|part || French (fra) ||Portion, part. Proportion. Share. |
|à part || French (fra) ||Exceptional, special Apart from, except Apart. |
|apart || English (eng) ||Aside; away.. In a state of separation, of exclusion, or of distinction, as to purpose, use, or character, or as a matter of thought; separately; independently.. In or into two or more parts.. Placed separately (in regard to space or time). Exceptional, distinct.. Having been taken apart; disassembled, in pieces. (following its objective complement) Apart from. |